Fang Lijun. Cynical Realism, a movement which developed in China in the 1990s focusing on the analysis of Chinese socio-political history in the 20th century.

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Fang Lijun 方力钧 - b. 1963, Handan, Hebei (China). Fang Lijun one of the leading and most influential contemporary artists in china. He is also known as one of the main forerunners of the early 1990’s movement known as Cynical Realism.

Yue Minjun, Chinese contemporary and multitalented artist, known for depicting himself in frozen laughter.

Fang Lijun. A bald truth. Cynical Realism, a movement which developed in China in the 1990s focusing on the analysis of Chinese socio-political history in the 20th century.

Back from the future, 2010, Arpád Daradics, Cynical Realism, Allegory, Mixed technique, 100 x 70 cm., Budapest, Hungary

Fang Lijun was born during 1963 in Handan, Hebei province, China. "Fang Lijun is a leading protagonist of Cynical Realism, a movement that began to develop after Chinese authorities suppressed the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and closed the "China Avant Garde" exhibition at the China National Gallery in Beijing.

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